It seems like everyone’s got a pair, from Kendall to Rosie and even Dua Lipa
“We have received well over 100 requests for these earrings,” Gabriel Waller, global personal shopper for celebs like Hailey Bieber and Khloé Kardashian (aka: the queen of finding in-demand, hard-to-source fashions), tells Vogue. “Although that is not unusual for one particular piece (for example: the Hermès Chypre or the Chanel quilted loafers reach far beyond that), it is the timeframe in which we received those requests.” Turns out the eager demands for the newly dropped jewels poured in quickly within an impressive 48-hour window.
What sparked the sudden interest? Well, Dua Lipa got a head start on the trend wearing the earrings early August. Then, Kendall Jenner made heads turn in a supersize gold pair at the U.S. Open on September 11. On the very same day, her little sister Kylie posed for a selfie on Instagram in the silver version.
Since then, the Jenners have been seen wearing Bottega Veneta’s drop earrings over and over again. After all, the bulbous silhouette feels a bit more timeless than any actual trend. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Bella Hadid are also trendsetters who might have influenced a few eager shoppers to immediately hit add to cart.
But those stars aren’t the only reason why these teardrop gems are so special. “They are a runway piece,” Waller goes on to explain. “So I believe they would have caught the attention of quite a lot of people when they were first spotted there.” Back in February, the beloved earrings made their debut appearance on the runway in Matthieu Blazy’s very first collection for the fashion house.
Bottega Veneta started out crafting leather handbags, so accessories are core to what the label does best. Now, in addition to the beloved bags (We’ll have one Jodi in every color, please!), we can add these new arrivals to the roster of Bottega Veneta accessories with a growing cult following.
Of course, the first batch of Bottega Veneta drop earrings sold out quickly. Even Lori Harvey and Jaime Xie from Bling Empire missed out on round one, but luckily Waller was able to work her magic and track down two pairs for them. Now that the earrings are officially back in stock, you too can get your hands (or should I say ears) on a pair if you move fast.